Definition of insensibly in English:


Pronunciation /inˈsensəblē/ /ɪnˈsɛnsəbli/


See insensible

‘Should America seek out monsters, Adams continued, ‘the fundamental maxims of her policy would insensibly change from liberty to force…’’
  • ‘In Coverdale's world, philanthropy, like art, can only be an avocation that ‘render[s] life sweet, bland, and gently beneficent, and insensibly influence[s] other hearts and other lives to the same blessed end’.’
  • ‘We should therefore be guided by the Idea of a world republic - a condition that is not in fact achievable but that could nevertheless regulate the dealings between individual states, and draw them insensibly into federation.’
  • ‘Wilberforce wrote: ‘The fatal habit of considering Christian morals as distinct from Christian doctrines insensibly gained strength.’’
  • ‘Various rulings of the royal council, granted upon requests of the syndic of the Estates of the province, without hearing arguments to the contrary, have consolidated this plan progressively and insensibly.’